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PCME Ltd, a global leading specialist in the development, manufacture and supply of continuous particulate emission and flow monitors, introduce a new range of Backscatter Particulate Emission Monitors designed to meet global demands for quality measurement in low to high dust concentrations.Engineered with single side stack mounting and with full audit capability, the QAL 260 and QAL 360 range of…
01.20 / 16:26
environmental-expert.com
After years of failing animals, another Alabama roadside zoo has shut down. The post Why We’re Glad McClelland’s Critters Is Kaput—and You Should Be, Too appeared first on P…
01.20 / 16:25
peta.org
Republican? Democrat? Green? Tea? Everyone can join the Animals' Party. The post Thrills on Capitol Hill With PETA’s Party for Animals! appeared first on P…
01.20 / 16:24
peta.org
Avalanches such as the one that smashed into a hotel in central Italy on Wednesday are complex phenomena triggered by a combination of local…
01.20 / 16:14
phys.org
They may be richer and more numerous than ever, but the world's urban dwellers can be forgiven a sense of dread as threats pile up from climate change, terrorism and anarchic…
01.20 / 15:37
phys.org
Before leaving office, former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence denied an emergency declaration request from the city of East Chicago, Indiana. But East Chicago State Rep. Earl Harris, Jr. is hopeful new Gov. Eric Holcomb will still consider one. The Calumet neighborhood of East Chicago has lead and arsenic contamination in its soil at 200 times the legal limit. Harris says the request isn’t something the city asked for lightly. “I didn’t know if there was a lack of understanding or what the situa…
01.20 / 15:36
wbaa.org
This time last year, everyone was celebrating what seemed like a step toward recovery for the endangered Southern Resident killer whales (SRKW), which make their home around the San Juan Islands. After a low in 2014 of just 78 individuals, … Continue reading…
01.20 / 15:07
crosscut.com
The end of the upcoming week into the weekend needs to be monitored closely for the Southern Plains. This time period is still several days out, and as you all know, a lot will change; this is definitely a fluid forecast–as are most winter forecasts for the Texas and Oklahoma. After a nice warming trend […] The post Late Week Winter Weather (Southern Plains)? appeared first on Firsthand…
01.20 / 14:30
firsthandweather.com
Last year will be remembered as warmer than average for much of the nation, and depending on where you live, 2016 was either parched, soggy—or b…
01.20 / 14:24
phys.org
'Let me settle this argument, I'll just look it up in the encyclopedia' -- said no one ever in the past 10…
01.20 / 14:14
zmescience.com
Chinese President Xi Jinping made headlines around the world when he moved to fill the leadership gap on trade and commerce that opened in the wake of Donald Trump's election as President of the United States at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday. But Xi also spoke on climate change, and he's far from alone. Here's why events in the United States aren't likely to derail progress on climate any time soon. The post Why Paris And China Trump Trump On Climate appeared first on…
01.20 / 14:09
ecosystemmarketplace.com
Climate change is creating a vicious cycle of higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and water…
01.20 / 10:02
triplepundit.com
Air regulators have partially shut down a Paramount metal processing facility, one of two at the center of a controversy over cancer-causing toxic emissions in the heavily industrial city. The aeropsace parts supplier, Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., was forced to scale back operations Thursday after air monitors showed the company failed to curtail hexavalent chromium, as ordered by air quality…
01.20 / 04:11
presstelegram.com
19 January 2017 (United Nations) – Obesity and overweight are on the rise throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and are prevalent particularly among women and children, according to a new United Nations-backed report. Nearly 360 million people, or 58 per cent of the inhabitants of the region, are overweight with the highest rates observed in the Bahamas at 69 per cent, Mexico at 64 per cent and Chile at 63 per cent, according to a news release on the Panorama of Food and Nutrition S…
01.20 / 03:24
desdemonadespair.net
Guest: Public Citizen's Craig Holman on Rep. Tom Price's questionable stock purchases; Plus: Much more nominee oversight as the blizzard of Senate confirmation hearings continue... Today on The BradCast, on the last full day of the Obama Presidency, we…
01.20 / 02:53
dailykos.com
Active Pattern leads to a significant storms early next week: Significant Storms are set to take place in an active pattern across the United States will bring severe weather to the Gulf Coast and Widespread rain with heavy mountain snow to the West.  These frequent West Coast fronts will eventually lead to a strong system […] The post Significant storms impact both coasts appeared first on Firsthand …
01.20 / 00:24
firsthandweather.com
Rick Perry and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) shared a bipartisan moment of laughter at Perry’s confirmation hearing Thursday after an awkward turn of phrase. Frankel began his questioning of Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Ener…
01.19 / 22:10
thehill.com
Rick Perry’s path to becoming Energy secretary appears clear, as he avoided any major missteps at his confirmation hearing Thursday while attracting some Democratic support. The hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Com…
01.19 / 22:09
thehill.com
How did so many people come to see the Bay as lifeless, or as negative space to drive over? The post The San Francisco Bay is One of the Most Remarkable, Overlooked Stories of Nature in the 21st Century appeared first on Bay…
01.19 / 20:58
baynature.org
The journey of our water from source to tap is long, and not one we think much about. For most of us, our water starts high in the mountains, hundreds of miles away. From there, water flows across natural and…
01.19 / 20:29
thecityfix.com